Coffee Value Chain

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PAWDEP in partnership with Oikocredit has launched financial services in Value Chain Finance focusing on Coffee Farming Sector. This sector has promoted PAWDEP products and has intensively created room for farmers who are focused on entrepreneurship.

PAWDEP is facilitating Coffee Farmers, traders, processors, and marketers who are new or existing clients in production of this cash crop from planting to its consumers. For growing of coffee purposes, PAWDEP targets clients who are in coffee growing zones.

A value chain comprises of chain actors (involved in formation, transformation and distribution of the product) and service providers and supporters who facilitate the chain. Major value chain activities include production, processing and marketing.

The coffee value chain comprises of the following:

Input suppliers (Chemicals and fertilizers)
Cooperative Society Pulping Stations/Estate Pulping Stations
Millers (Cooperative, Estate or Commercial)
Marketing Agents (Direct sale or Coffee auction)
Local roasting
Retail Outlet/Coffee shops
Consumers (Foreign and local)
Key Benefits Eligibility
Improved quality of inputs used
All women with a common agricultural activity
Higher yields

A member of a solidarity group with 5-40 members

A better quality of the product
Ready to guarantee others for loans and vice versa
Improved earnings for all
Over 18 years of age
Must have available land